Khelo India Youth Games 2022

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Mascot, torch and anthem of Khelo India Youth Games recently unveiled in Bhopal.

Why in news?

  • Madhya Pradesh is hosting the fifth edition of the Khelo India Youth Games. In this sports event, to be held from the 30th of January to the 11th of February, six thousand players will show their sports skills in eight different cities for 13 days. 
  • For the first time water sports namely Kayaking Canoeing, Canoe Slalom and Fencing will be part of this edition of Khelo India Games.


Khelo India Youth Games

  • Objective: To revive the sports culture in India at the grass-root level by building a strong framework for all sports played in our country and establish India as a great sporting nation.
  • It is an annual event. The first edition was held in 2018 in Delhi in which Haryana won 38 golds.
  • Talented players identified in priority sports disciplines at various levels by the High-Powered Committee will be provided annual financial assistance of INR 5 lakh per annum for 8 years.


Q1) What is Canoe Slalom?

It is a competitive event in which a canoeist maneuvers through a slalom course, usually in white water.

Source: Mascot, torch and anthem of Khelo India Youth Games to be unveiled in Bhopal today